The BEST Episodes of 9-1-1: Lone Star

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: FOX

Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with his troubled firefighter son, T.K., takes his progressive philosophies of life and firefighting down to Texas, where he helps them start anew. On the surface, Owen is all about big-city style and swagger, but underneath he struggles with a secret he hides from the world - one that could very well end his life.

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One Day

#1 - One Day

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired May 17, 2021

Owen helps Tommy through a personal emergency.

star 8.06
374 votes
Directors: Sanaa Hamri
Writers: Rashad Raisani, Tim Minear
The Big Heat

#2 - The Big Heat

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 10, 2021

A recovering Owen becomes the prime suspect in the serial arsonist case. Meanwhile, T.K. and Carlos find themselves in a fiery situation and Tommy gets the surprise of her life.

star 8.02
367 votes
Writers: Carly Soteras
Hold the Line

#3 - Hold the Line

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 1, 2021

As a wildfire spreads across Texas, Evan "Buck" Buckley, Henrietta "Hen" Wilson and Eddie Diaz from the 118 firehouse in Los Angeles arrive in Austin to help Capt. Strand and the 126. As the crews race to save a group of teenagers trapped by the fire at a campground, Owen and Hen fight for their lives in the aftermath of a helicopter crash.

star 8.00
454 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: John Owen Lowe, Jessica Ball
Saving Grace

#4 - Saving Grace

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 19, 2021

Grace and Judd fight for their lives in the aftermath of the horrific car accident, as flashbacks show how a childhood tragedy led Judd to meet Grace and how they ultimately fell in love.

star 7.97
403 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: Tonya Kong, Wolfe Coleman
Dust to Dust

#5 - Dust to Dust

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 24, 2021

Owen and the members of the 126 race into action when a massive dust storm engulfs Austin.

star 7.96
350 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Rashad Raisani, Tim Minear
Bad Call

#6 - Bad Call

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2021

A bank robbery, an apartment fire and a pregnant woman lost in a parking garage are the seemingly unconnected calls to which the 126 responds. Then, T.K. celebrates his one-year anniversary of sobriety, while Owen and Gwyn may not make it to the end of the week as a couple. Also, Carlos finds himself working on a case with his Texas Ranger father.

star 7.93
430 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Tonya Kong
Austin, We Have a Problem

#7 - Austin, We Have a Problem

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 9, 2020

Owen helps T.K. reconcile the past to help his future, Judd and Grace aid Judd’s aging father and Michelle learns the full truth about her missing sister, Iris.

star 7.87
641 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Rashad Raisani, Tim Minear
Difficult Conversations

#8 - Difficult Conversations

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 15, 2021

Judd is shocked at the latest victim of an emergency call, Grace and Carlos must save a woman literally trapped in a domestic abuse situation and the 126 arrive at a horrific highway crash that threatens the lives of a father and daughter. Meanwhile, Owen and Gwyneth face a difficult decision in their relationship and Mateo regrets his new tattoo.

star 7.85
442 votes
Directors: Sanaa Hamri
Writers: Wolfe Coleman
A Little Help From My Friends

#9 - A Little Help From My Friends

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 26, 2021

The 126 make calls to a bloody disaster at an ice cream shop and help rescue a boy missing from his own birthday party. Meanwhile, the 126 holds an "intervention" for Owen after he accidentally spills his secrets to new roommate Mateo. Then, T.K. and Carlos take a big step in their relationship, as Grace learns to rely on others in the aftermath of the car accident.

star 7.78
389 votes
Directors: Marita Grabiak
Writers: Jalysa Conway
Friends With Benefits

#10 - Friends With Benefits

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2021

The 126 is on the scene when a disastrous wedding comes crumbling down, as Grace helps a dominatrix and her slave involved in a shocking situation. Meanwhile, Owen and Gwyneth struggle to label their new relationship and a man from Marjan's past re-enters back in her life.

star 7.77
436 votes
Directors: Sanaa Hamri
Writers: Carly Soteras, Jalysa Conway
Act of God

#11 - Act of God

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 3, 2020

A massive tornado sweeps through Austin, as Owen, Michelle and their teams races to save those in its path.

star 7.76
719 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: James Leffler, Molly Green
Friends Like These

#12 - Friends Like These

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

Emergencies include a ride-share trip gone awry, a farming accident and a memorial service that may turn into another funeral. Owen unexpectedly bonds with the former Captain of the 126, while Marjan and the crew help Mateo try to pass his written exams.

star 7.76
690 votes
Directors: Marita Grabiak
Writers: John Owen Lowe
2100°

#13 - 2100°

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 25, 2021

After a volcanic eruption wreaks havoc in Austin, the members of the 126 race to save lives at a college pool party, a family's mini-golf outing and a woman trapped in her food truck by a horde of scorpions.

star 7.72
460 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: James Leffler, Molly Green
Bum Steer

#14 - Bum Steer

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 24, 2020

Owen and the team race to deal with a runaway bull at a used car lot and an apparent electrocution at the hands of an LA transplant. Meanwhile, Owen is determined to prove he is physically fit for the job while undergoing chemo and Michelle gets the strongest lead yet on her missing sister.

star 7.72
665 votes
Directors: John J. Gray
Writers: Jill Snyder
Displaced

#15 - Displaced

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 1, 2021

The 126 arrive at a funeral where another dead body has crashed the burial, and then to a hospital where an MRI has gone haywire. Owen and Tommy each feel displaced in their homes as Gwyn moves into the Strand household and Charles seemingly becomes the full-time parent in the Vegas'. Meanwhile, T.K. makes waves in his new position.

star 7.72
414 votes
Directors: Paula Hunziker
Writers: Jessica Ball
Slow Burn

#16 - Slow Burn

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired May 3, 2021

After being forced to take time off work to recover from his surgery, Owen finds himself immersed in the search for a serial arsonist. Meanwhile, T.K. and Carlos take their relationship to the next level and Marjan copes with the aftermath of losing someone on the job.

star 7.72
370 votes
Directors: Chad Lowe
Writers: John Owen Lowe
Pilot

#17 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 19, 2020

Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with his troubled firefighter son, T.K., takes his progressive philosophies of life and firefighting down to Texas, where he helps them start anew. On the surface, Owen is all about big-city style and swagger, but underneath he struggles with a secret he hides from the world - one that could very well end his life. Once in Austin, Owen meets the brilliant and wry chief paramedic Michelle Blake, as well as police officer Carlos Reyes. He then begins to assemble his new team of diverse and qualified candidates for Firehouse 126.

star 7.71
876 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Tim Minear
Everyone and Their Brother

#18 - Everyone and Their Brother

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 22, 2021

Owen and T.K. risk their lives to save two brothers trapped in a homemade minefield. Meanwhile, Grace receives an emergency call from a conjoined twin whose brother is dying, Tommy interviews new candidates to fill the team's open EMT position and Paul's mother and estranged sister pay him an unexpected visit.

star 7.71
418 votes
Directors: Marcus Stokes
Writers: James Leffler, Molly Green
Monster Inside

#19 - Monster Inside

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 2, 2020

Owen, Michelle and the 126 crew race to a rattlesnake infestation at a young family's home, and attempt to rescue a man with dementia from a dangerous scene that he created. Meanwhile, Owen adopts a firehouse dog with cancer and Michelle finally learns the truth behind her sister's disappearance. Also, a tragic accident shakes the team to its core.

star 7.70
671 votes
Writers: Tonya Kong
Awakening

#20 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 9, 2020

Owen and the 126 crew race to a gender reveal party gone horribly wrong, and a father/son trapped in a cave during a spelunking excursion.

star 7.68
628 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Rashad Raisani
Studs

#21 - Studs

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

Owen and the crew race to a brawl at a male strip club, a fire at a bull semen factory and a protest where male toxicity is taken to a new level. Meanwhile, Paul tentatively goes out on a first date, Grace tries to reconnect with Judd and Owen faces the consequences of his chemo.

star 7.67
689 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Carly Soteras
Back in the Saddle

#22 - Back in the Saddle

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 18, 2021

The 126 crew responds to a military tank on the loose in downtown Austin and a human pile-up at the roller derby. Meanwhile, new paramedic captain, Tommy Vega, joins the team and Owen is reunited with his ex-wife and T.K.'s mother, Gwyneth, and receives an update on his cancer.

star 7.62
491 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Rashad Raisani, Tim Minear
Texas Proud

#23 - Texas Proud

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 27, 2020

Emergencies include an accident at a grain silo and a steak eating contest, plus an unusual home intruder. Meanwhile, Judd calls out Owen's' preferential treatment of TK. Also, Marjan feels ostracized at her new mosque after another rescue video goes viral. Then, Owen helps Michelle uncover new information about her sister's disappearance.

star 7.60
730 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Kristy Lowrey
Yee-Haw

#24 - Yee-Haw

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 20, 2020

The crew races to a disaster at a wave pool, and an outbreak of mercury poisoning that is leaving its victims in a a zombie-like state. Meanwhile, Owen must come to terms with his illness and what the side-effects of treatment may do to his vanity. Also, Michelle follows a new lead on her missing sister while TK is unsure how to handle his budding relationship with Carlos.

star 7.56
768 votes
Directors: Brad Buecker
Writers: Rashad Raisani, Tim Minear